Poetry Ourselves is an optional, original poetry contest open to Washington School Champions and students participating in POL Virtual. This was the inaugural year of this feature. Submitted poems were reviewed and judged by 2016-2018 Washington State Poet Laureate, Tod Marshall. Watch Tod announce the finalists here, and listen to their readings below.
- First Place: Leki Albright from Liberty Bell High School (Winthrop) with Some Things I’ve Learned this Summer
- Second Place: Jovi Weller from Sequim High School (Sequim) with True Beauty
Some Things I’ve Learned this Summer